Sacro is a Scottish charity and community justice organisation that works to deliver life-changing services that empower people, give hope and protection, and help to build safe communities. For over 50 years we have supported people at all stages in the justice system in Scotland, helping them to find paths to positive change.
To ensure we can make a positive difference to more people across Scotland, Sacro is looking to recruit into the newly created role of Head of Business Development and Contracts.
Building and maintaining effective networks and relationships with a diverse range of key external stakeholders, you will work with colleagues across the organisation to scope and plan for the development and/or expansion of existing, as well as the creation of new, services. Undertaking regular horizon scanning and environmental analysis to ensure that Sacro has a full understanding of the potential for growth, the successful candidate will also be tasked with exploring and identifying funding sources, that align with Sacro’s strategic vision, mission and values.
We are keen to hear from individuals who are ambitious, tenacious, commercially astute and possess strong business development and strategic relationship management experience, coupled with a proven track record in developing existing and/or identifying and realising new markets. As a creative and innovative problem solver and accomplished communicator, you will be able to quickly establish both trust and credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders coupled with the ability to create strategic alliances and encourage increased collaboration.
The successful candidate could currently be working within the public, not for profit or private sector as Sacro is really looking for someone who portrays a demonstrable passion for, and commitment to, its mission and organisational values.
Link Group is a group of award-winning social enterprise companies serving more than 15,000 customers – making them one of the largest social landlords in Scotland. They work together to provide affordable housing, property management, regeneration, advice, financial inclusion and employability services. Since its establishment in 1962, it has become a leader in developing and delivering innovative homes and services for those in need. Within the group structure are companies which share our aim of improving the lives of more people and it comprises 4 specialist housing organisations, 1 specialist maintenance services business and a charitable social care provider.
In delivering housing care and asset management services to over 14,000 homes, the Link Group strategy and mission statement includes a tailored housing service for customer needs which delivers affordable homes that represent value for money and improving and delivering sustainable services – an area that they are industry leaders. Link Group is the first Scottish housing association to achieve the international ‘Certified Sustainable Housing Label’, awarded by RITTERWALD consulting.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced business or corporate services leader to join a diverse and growing organisation, to lead and develop business services which are the heartbeat of everything that Link Group does.
As part of a close-knit executive leadership team, you will assume responsibility for the creation and implementation of the group corporate services strategy and will be accountable to the main board for overall service delivery.
You will be responsible for ensuring high standards of governance, group compliance with all necessary regulatory and statutory obligations, and driving best in class financial, HR, and ICT service levels across all Partner organisations within the group. The post is a critical piece of the group infrastructure, and the role holder is charged with ensuring that the Link Group vision, values, strategic objectives are delivered through the provision of high-quality services benefiting tenants and service users.
If you are an experienced corporate or business services leader that would enjoy the breadth and variety of working with different organisation types united by a shared set of values and mission, this could be the role for you!
The Successful Candidate
Given the continual desire for learning and improvement we are open to considering candidates from a variety of sector backgrounds.
To be considered for this role, you will be an experienced executive leader with a breadth of knowledge across corporate functions in a complex or group structure.
The successful candidate will possess most of the following:
The post holder will be subject to a basic Disclosure Scotland check.
Are you a passionate and experienced strategic leader specialising in income generation and partnerships? Do you want to make a positive difference?
The Ayrshire Hospice provides specialist palliative and end of life care to support patients and their families make every day matter. Our vital work is filled with moments that make people smile during a time that can be difficult for everyone.
Why you should work for us:
Because what we do makes a real difference to people.
Because we are a passionate and warm team, driven by our shared values of being kind and compassionate, inclusive and honest with the patients and families we serve, who are at the heart of all that we do.
And we pride ourselves in having a collaborative environment with open debate and positive challenge in the pursuit of excellence.
And because we are ready and willing to transform.
About the role:
This is a senior strategic role reporting directly into the Directors Team and working as part of the Senior Leadership Team. The person in post will provide strategic leadership of heads of department within the Income Generation Services.
Research tells us that more people will require our services in the future, therefore we need to make sure we can continue to deliver over the long term. This role will be strategically leading both our Fundraising and Retail Teams, empowering them to achieve the highest standards possible and making every penny received, work as hard as possible.
Our business development portfolio will grow income through new streams of work and other business opportunities whilst continuing to improve and diversify our current income generation activities. Critical to the success of this role is strengthening our relationships with existing partners and developing new strategic partnerships. This role will also be responsible for cultivating these relationships and harnessing the power of networking at a corporate and strategic level.
We’re looking for an inspirational and forward-thinking senior leader, who has a strong track record in building effective partnerships and delivering results-based service improvements. With a proven flair for shaping change and leading people, you will have the skills, experience at a senior level and ambition to deliver a real step change in our income.
You will be a strong and passionate communicator who has the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, raising the profile of the Ayrshire Hospice brand.
The person in this role will not only have the business acumen from already working at a senior leadership level as well as the networking skills but also be collaborative in your approach. You will be able to communicate the vision of what can be achieved and you will be a values-led leader who will inspire the Senior Managers of the income generation teams to be ambitious and deliver stretching targets.
A bit more about us:
Hospice care is often profoundly misunderstood and at times very challenging: the work we do is uplifting and it is a great privilege, the impact we can have is life changing. Our hospice is a bright and dynamic place to work.
Ochil Tower School is an independent charity offering education, care and therapy services for children and young people with complex additional support needs on a residential and day basis. Our pupils come from a range of local authorities across Scotland. We have an ambitious development plan which includes an extension to our 52 week provision for all our children and young people and opening our 5th house on site, which follows on from the establishment of a Life Skills Centre for our senior pupils (18-21 years).
Ochil Tower School is part of the international Camphill Movement.
Our Vision- To be recognised as a centre of excellence where our children and young people can live, learn and work in an integrated community based on mutual respect and unfolding of individual potential.
Our Mission - To create a community where our children and young people feel a sense of belonging, support and personal growth; a place where there is an inclusive, lifelong learning culture with an integrated approach to health, education and care.
We are seeking to appoint an Operation Manager (Care) who will lead on the delivery of our vision and continue to foster an inclusive approach amongst all colleagues to ensure we optimise the outcomes for the children and young people who attend Ochil Tower School.
You will assist the Head of Care with Leadership and Management for the delivery of a specialist residential service for pupils with additional complex support needs, by being visible and having an operational background.
You will have extensive operational experience, working in children's residential with a minimum of 5 years managing services. You will be qualified to meet the registration requirements which will include Leadership and Management Award (SQA Level 10) and SVQ Level 4 in Social Care or Equivalent with clear evidence of commitment to continuous professional development.
Calling all Project Managers!! Are you a skilled communicator with a natural ability to influence, motivate and lead others and ready for your next project? Then look no further!
We have an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Project Manager with experience of successfully delivering change projects to join our team on a fixed-term 12-18 month contract. This role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or as part of our hybrid working model.
Due to the extensive travel required in this role we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland when required.
Cornerstone are delivering digital tools and associated processes to our colleagues to enable them to work more efficiently and improve the quality of the care they provide to the people we support. We already have the digital tools and we’ll be looking to you to lead the project which designs the optimal way for our colleagues to use these tools. As Project Manager, you will implement these best practice processes into our teams through colleague engagement, communication and training.
Reporting to the Director of Delivery, you will lead a small, dedicated project team and tap into the expertise and support of the wider Cornerstone organisation to deliver this strategically important project.
To be successful in this role, you will be;
It would be a benefit if you also have:
For a full list of key responsibilities and person specification, please see our Role profile attached to this advert.
With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support across Scotland, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.
PARTNERS FOR INTEGRATION
Health and Social Care Integration
Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.
We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in Dumfries & Galloway. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves supporting the integration portfolio and the associated delivery plans for Health & Social Care in Dumfries & Galloway and ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs.
The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, provider partners, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.
The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the Independent Sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.
Dumfries & Galloway is a progressive partnership and invests heavily in this post and the Independent Sector.
The successful candidate will be required to spend a significant amount of time in the Dumfries & Galloway area.
The post is home based with travel, where necessary, and is hosted by Scottish Care.
The Programme Lead for Scotland will be an entrepreneurial, driven and creative leader responsible for building partnerships with our Network of local carer organisations and external agencies across the private, public and third sector to devise and deliver innovative solutions to the challenges faced by unpaid carers and local carer organisations. We want to generate and facilitate local solutions to the big challenges face by Scotland’s unpaid carers.
This new post for Scotland will be responsible for the development and delivery of key national programmes from ideation to completion. The post holder will be working with colleagues from across the UK to identify and secure funding from a diverse range of sources-including grants and corporates- to develop, deliver and scale our programmes. This role has a cross-nations focus and will require a dynamic leader who is confident working in a connected way across UK teams.
Working with the Director for Scotland and colleagues across Carers Trust, they will lead and line manage a small staff team to deliver ambitiously against programme objectives, creating a supportive team culture that promotes creativity, innovation and autonomy.
This pivotal role will be responsible for creating a brave and exciting approach to developing partnerships and programmes that deliver real impact for unpaid carers and support the reach and impact of our network of local carer organisations.
We welcome applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, including those with experience of caring.
We are looking for a highly motivated, solutions focused and enthusiastic Wellbeing Services Lead who is passionate about innovation and making a difference.
The Donaldson Trust is the National Body for Neurodiversity. We pride ourselves on our person-centred approach and expertise, recognising the importance of tailored, flexible support services so we can truly meet the individual needs of neurodivergent children, young people and adults.
You will lead the operational management and support further development our collective Wellbeing Services for young people, ensuring best practice and highest standard of safeguarding. Our Wellbeing Services currently include Vibe in Linlithgow, West Lothian, and WoodlaND Learning in Clarkston, East Renfrewshire.
You will lead teams of Learning and Wellbeing Practitioners to ensure young people are supported to achieve their ambitions using a wellbeing framework and a programme of learning and skills development activities designed to meet individual needs.
You will have experience of managing services in a related field, monitoring and evaluating outcomes and impact, and strong approach to performance management and quality improvement. With strong communication, collaborative and influencing skills, you will have a track record of leading, managing and developing effective teams.
As a member of a multidisciplinary leadership team, you will also contribute to the strategic development of services and organisational growth to increase our support of neurodivergent people. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced service manager looking to take the next step in their career.
Barnardo's Empowering Change (BEC) service works with children, young people and families across Fife to provide an additional level of support to those who have experienced impact from substance use within the family. The team also work alongside the Barnardo's Fife Mental Health and Wellbeing Service and the Substance Use Education Service and is in partnership with Clued Up to provide communities with the right support at the right time.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to join an established team and be an integral part of growing the service, developing new ways of working with children, young people and families and developing new partnerships. Ideally you will have experience of working with children and families with complex needs, and a working knowledge of attachment theories in practice. Experience or a working knowledge of substance use and the impact on families would be desirable.
Your work base will be in Kirkcaldy but Barnardo's use a hybrid model of working split between office bases and home based working
Pay & Reward Framework
We know that our colleagues go above and beyond in delivering our vital work, driven by their passion and commitment to Barnardo's values. We also know that we can only realise our ambitions and achieve better outcomes for more children, thanks to the talent, hard work and creativity of our people.
For all these reasons, we are committed to a new approach to pay and reward, to ensure it is fair, attractive and progressive, which was rolled out 1st April 2023. This is a positive change for the charity, and a key pillar of our People & Culture Strategy. It will assist us in supporting colleagues to grow and develop in their career at Barnardo's as it will offer clear routes of progression for colleagues to progress through the pay band of their role.
Whilst the full pay band and salary range is advertised, our approach to starting salaries is to appoint between the minimum to mid-point of the pay band – this ensures that pay progression steps are available to reward our colleagues annually based on their contribution to excellence and alignment to our values and behaviours. More details on Barnardo's pay framework can be found upon application.
Workplace Offer: What it means for you
The world of work has changed. We are understanding of what works best for our colleagues both current and future as we look to embrace this new way of working. Our hybrid working initiative is based on trust, flexibility and empowerment. We understand our workplace offer means different things to different people, and we encourage those conversations. This may mean working at one of our stores, services, working at home, at one of our Collaboration Hubs or any combination of these.
*T&C's apply based on contract
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is reflected in our values and our practice, and we have invested in this area of our work to ensure that we can deliver on our commitments to be an inclusive employer. EDI is a key enabler of our purpose as a charity and we want to ensure that the diversity of our teams is reflective of the communities we serve and that we continue to learn and develop our work with a focus on inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic Communities, candidates who are LGBT+ and Disabled candidates.
Our basis and values
About Aberlour Routes Falkirk
Routes is an evidence-based youth work programme which supports young people aged 12-26 years affected by someone else’s alcohol or drug use. Routes offers a mix of one-to-one and group support, along with a busy programme of activities and events bringing young people together. There is no time limit to their involvement, allowing trust to develop with workers and other young people, and all support is individually tailored to each young person.
The Routes model engages young people to effect change in their lives, recognising that living with chaos and trauma in your family does not need to lead to poor outcomes. With the right support, young people can take a very different path, and have a positive future.
What we are looking for....
As a Young People’s Worker, you will offer community-based support to young people through one-to-one and group support, plan and deliver a programme of activities and organise events bringing young people together.
Not afraid to test new ways of working, you will bring a fresh, caring, compassionate and collaborative approach which responds empathically to the needs of young people. You will be committed to co-developing alongside the young people and delivering a range of activities for them and with them.
You will work within a variety of locations in the Falkirk area.
At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team.
What we offer...
As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers.